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Jan 9, 2013 9:00am PST
that they actually in the background check process they tried to tighten that up. we heard from michael bloomberg who said with the stroke of a pen president obama would be able to make sure that that is improved even further that more agencies are sharing information about who is mentally ill. there are privacy issues andlytandlyte -- lawsuits will get in the way of this. it is involving congress and the biggest thing that they think they will be able to achieve with the least resistance is closing the gun show loop hole where so many people can purchase weapons without a background check. the white house wants for congress to pursue the assault weapons ban to ban high count magazines or clips as you may know them. definitely the perspective of the white house is that legislative action is needed but they may have room to go their own way on some things. >> emotional joe biden says this time it will be different. thank you so much for that. i want to talk about piers morgan. he is in the middle of the fierce gun violence debate. he has been talking about it almost every night since the shootings. hi
CNN
Jan 8, 2013 11:00am PST
huddles behind closed doors on the issue of gun control, gabby giffords and michael bloomberg begin their fight against the nra. >>> good to be with you here on this tuesday. i'm brooke baldwin. and i want to begin with the plane boeing says will define the future of the air travel. but for the last month or so, if you've been following this with us, the 787 dreamliner has made most of its headlines really for all these mechanical problems. here is just the latest, just a couple of hours ago, this japan airline, 787, was preparing to leaf above then when it started leaking fuel. so guess what happened? flight had to be canceled. and just yesterday morning, same airport, boston's logan airport, small fire broke out on yet another japan airline 787, just about 30 minutes after its arrival from tokyo. all the passengers and crew, they had already left the plane, but there is still a lot to talk about when we talk about what is supposed to be the revolutionary jet. let me begin with sandra endo, watching today's issue for us from washington. sandra, what happened now? >> yeah, brooke. a
CNN
Jan 8, 2013 6:00am PST
michael bloomberg, it targets illegal guns and features the mother of the youngest victim in that tucson killing spree. >> my 9-year-old daughter was murdered in the tucson shooting. i have one question for our political leaders, when will you find the courage to stand up to the gun lobby? whose child has to die next? >> in the days after that bloodshed, gun control advocates said a reawakened public would demand change. the sobering reality, there have been 11 mass shootings since then that includes the summer shooting spree inside a colorado movie theater, 12 people died that day and today the suspect is in court where witnesses have described a horrifying scene. and of course last month's killing spree in newtown, connecticut, 27 people died, most of them little kids. give fords and her husband mark kelly say that tragedy prompted them to leave the private life they envisioned and launch an aggressive new fight for gun control. they had this to say in "usa today" "we saw from the nra leadership's defiant and unsympathetic response to the newtown, connecticut, massacre that winning eve
CNN
Jan 14, 2013 6:00am PST
to take you to baltimore now, it is the johns hopkins summit on gun control. mayor michael bloomberg is speaking. >> including private sales at gun shows and online. these private sales now account for more than 40% of all gun sales nationally, which means that in 2012 alone, there were more than 6 million gun sales that happened with no background checks. many of those guns, being sold are handguns which are used in about 90% of all firearms murders. and across the united states, more than 80% of gun owners and more than 90% of americans support requiring background checks for all gun sales. so there's really no debate here, it's common sense. we have laws on the books that require background checks when dealers sell guns, it's time for the president and congress to make that the law of the land for all sales. 40% where the law does not apply means the law is basically a sham. second, congress should make gun trafficking a federal crime n new york city, 85% of the weapons that we recover from crime scenes come from out of state sources but federal laws designed to curtail sales of a
CNN
Jan 17, 2013 8:00am PST
with the mayor, michael bloomberg of new york city. we're happy to say that he's going to join anderson cooper at 8:00 p.m. sharp. we're back after this. >>> the hostage crisis in algeria where americans are among those being held. possible cyberattacks on strategic u.s. computer systems. all of this, just some of the potential threats against american national security. as president obama begins to tackle his second term in office. our pentagon correspondent chris lawrence has this in-depth report. >> reporter: terrorists are mobilizing in mali a new challenge for national security. keep us safe. sounds simple. but over the next four years, america's security could be tested in complex ways. forget the cold war. there's not even a centralized al qaeda in one country. >> there a still terrorists actively planning attacks against us. >> reporter: the u.s. is trying to make sure yemen, mali, somalia don't turn into the safe havens al qaeda had. but outside afghanistan, the obama administration has been hesitant to put more boots on the ground. so they will continue to rely heavily on drones. >>
CNN
Jan 16, 2013 8:00am PST
, splashed on the cover, mayor michael bloomberg of new york, vice president joe biden and former congresswoman gabby giffords. the trio are "the gunfighters." time's executive editor joins us now. as you say the around your editorial table and make this decision, do you have the sense this is a seminal moment in the history of the united states and how it deals with the second amendment or is this a fleeting era that is bouncing off the emotions of some very, very sad news stories of late? >> well, certainly we've all lived through a number of mass shootings. the shooting in newtown does feel like it has moved the national mood a bit on this issue. certainly the muscle that the obama administration is putting behind it and this new coalition, a group of powerful faces, mayor bloomberg, vice president biden, gabby giffords, they want to capitalize on this moment in a way we haven't seen happen in a few years. c >> can we are have some new polls that i mentioned with wolf blitzer? it says 55% of those asked now favor stricter gun control laws. you ad that to a man like justice scal
CNN
Jan 27, 2013 1:00pm PST
performed a monologue while kimmel was tied up in his chair. weird. >>> new york mayor michael bloomberg's latest donation of $350 million to john hopkins university in baltimore brings total cash contributions to $1 billion. the school is his alma mater around he has become its largest benn factor in history. >>> and season two of "dallas" premieres tonight. the hit tnt show is back for a second season full of plots and schemes and back stabbing. no word on how the producers will handle the character of jr ewing. larry hagman who portrayed ewing, died of cancer late last year and that show starts tomorrow evening not tonight. fans of the hit show "dallas", the wait is almost over. season two premieres tomorrow night on our t network tnt, but a question over larry hagman, died in november after taping five episodes. actor jesse metcalf plays christopher ewing on the show mr. hagman was a huge part of the show, obviously. how will they deal with his real life death? >> i can tell that you the writers got together over the christmas hiatus after larry's passion and basically rewrote the wh
CNN
Jan 4, 2013 8:00am PST
in that town. earlier this week she and her husband mark kelly met with new york city mayor michael bloomberg to discuss gun control. and you'll remember that she resigned from congress last year so that she could focus on her recovery after being shot in the head during an event with voters two years ago. >>> a 15-year-old pakistani girl shot in the head by the taliban has now left a british hospital. the taliban had targeted malala because of her crusade to educate girls. she had received frequent death threats because of her work, and malala will continue her rehab in the uk before more reconstructive surgery next month. >>> and a big setback to report for venezuelan president hugo chavez. a top aide said a severe lung infection has led to res ppiraty failure. he's in a cuban hospital following his latest cancer surgery and he's supposed to be taking the oath of office for a new six-year term in just a few days, but you'll have to stay tuned for what happens there. >>> director oliver stone is best known for his movies but he's also an open supportero chavez and he made a film on the venez
CNN
Jan 14, 2013 11:00am PST
this week. you have the mayor of new york, michael bloomberg, also maryland governor martin o'malley today. they began this two-day summit in baltimore on how to reduce gun violence in america. there are specific recommendations are expected tomorrow. mayor bloomberg, who co-chairs the group mayors against illegal guns, said congress has to limit access to assault weapons. >> is limiting the availability of military-style weapons and high capacity magazines with more than ten rounds. these guns and equipment are not designed for sport or home defense. they are designed to kill large numbers of people quickly. that's the only purpose they have. they belong on the battlefield. >> now, keep in mind, getting assault weapons ban through congress could be a extraordinarily difficult, so gun control advocates are going after retailers, especially huge ones like walmart. senator chuck schumer saying just yesterday, tried to shame walmart into halting gun sales. >> it is hard to believe that walmart, the nation's largest retailer, is being so irresponsible on this issue. i would hope that people wo
CNN
Jan 16, 2013 11:00am PST
michael bloomberg right there front and center. we were talking, the last time you and i spoke was actually july, about this cover, "how guns won," about the power of the nra on limiting gun control laws after that aurora shooting. here we are in january of 2013, so much has changed since then. obviously michael the big change sandy hook. but another change in reading this piece too as well is money and battling back against the nra. explain. >> yeah. well, i think that really interesting flashback, i had forgotten about the last cover when we spoke, but what has changed, 20 children, i think, and just a sense that we have crossed a line and this was just one -- one tragedy too much. and now there really has been i think a movement that was cat lo licatalized by sandy hook. and you have the mayor who is ready to invest in this issue and it is not just in spend money to advocate, and it is not just him. i think there are a lot more people who are wanting to agitate, wanting to change public opinion and that is the key here. i think the white house understands that, you know, if
CNN
Jan 18, 2013 11:00am PST
christie. let's talk quickly about michael bloomberg. as you probably know, the new york mayor founded mayors against illegal guns and he spoke last night with cnn's anderson cooper about the guns package that the president announced just this week. tough question here. take a listen. >> there is a school of thought of why go for -- trying to go for so much why not go for something which has more support like more sensitive background checks rather than throw in assault weapons as well. >> there are lives involved here. and if you can stop -- if you can save one life, isn't that worth trying? and i always thought that you should address issues when they're on the public's conscience, when they're being covered by the press, and you should try to do a complete job so you don't have to come back again and again and again for the same thing. >> what do you think the nra, of how they have been fighting this, just recently since the -- >> i don't think the strategy makes any sense at all. the other day to bring in the president's kids was just bad pr. it was also an outrage. it really was.
CNN
Jan 17, 2013 6:00am PST
from aurora this morning. >>> michael bloomberg reacts to president obama's gun plan. we'll see that at 8:00 p.m. in a ann anderson cooper primetime exclusive. ♪ ♪ [ male announcer ] introducing the all-new cadillac xts... another big night on the town, eh? ...and the return of life lived large. ♪ your doctor will say get smart about your weight. i tried weight loss plans... but their shakes aren't always made for people with diabetes. that's why there's glucerna hunger smart shakes. they have carb steady, with carbs that digest slowly to help minimize blood sugar spikes. and they have six grams of sugars. with fifteen grams of protein to help manage hunger... look who's getting smart about her weight. [ male announcer ] glucerna hunger smart. a smart way to help manage hunger and diabetes. >>> if you can make it at sundance, shot is you have a chance at making it at the box office, the academy awards. only special people are invited. "showbiz tonight" a.j. hammer joins us from new york. good morning. >> good morning, karm. you can go to the festival if you want. the nice
CNN
Jan 14, 2013 9:00am PST
summit taking place at john hopkins university, and the keynote speaker was mayor michael bloomberg. he heads a coalition of 800 mayors across the country. he supported the two proposals that are before congress, that the president mentioned, but he also said that he believes that gun trafficking should be made a federal crime. take a listen. >> every day of the year, an average of 33 americans are murdered with guns. here's another way to think about what that means. one week from today, president obama will take the oath of office for his second term. and unless we take action, during those four years, some 48,000 americans will be killed with guns. nearly twice as many people as were killed in combat during the entire vietnam war. >> all right. deb feyerick, thanks very much. i'm suzanne malveaux. president obama using the bully pulpit, of course, to press congressional republicans to raise the country's debt limit, so the united states can pay its bills. he says, basically, we are not a deadbeat nation. the president basically saying that this is going to be up for congress to decid
CNN
Jan 17, 2013 9:00am PST
right to live. for someone like mayor nutter or mayor michael bloomberg from new york city, especially the bigger city mayors dealing and have for some time. >> now with gun violence, president obama, vice president biden, are getting a ton of support on their new recommendations for how to tackle gun violence. they're definitely finding allies in these folks and yet there are other mayors who are not going to support this, they're on the opposite side of this issue, but this is part of the white house effort to kind of look to the grass roots, we expect. although it's not confirmed president obama will likely take his gun violence message answered vice president as well, on the road, trying to rally grass roots support. we haereard from the president, yesterday, the only way to denounce this, for the people to demand it. including tracking stolen guns, prosecuting folks who use them. improving background checks to include mental health, making agencies share that information, increasing mental health resources in schools, but, really, the big things to be done on gun violence from the
CNN
Jan 29, 2013 6:00am PST
to be working on their own immigration plan. >>> new york city mayor michael bloomberg getting internet buzz for an abrupt end to reporter's questions. granted jason mattera is well-known for his jabs in left-leaning causes. he asks bloomberg how he can support gun control with the security. >> look at the team of security you have got. ? the spirit of gun control will you disarm your entire security team? >> we'll get back to you. >> would you like a sip of my soda? >> mattera is a conservative radio talk show host. that mention of soda is a dig of his ban on sodas. one member of the security team approached him twice more asking for i.d., the confrontation ended without incident. >>> the nation's esecond larges automaker reported stronger earnings in the last quarter of 2012. alison kosik is here to tell us how good it it is. good morning. >> reporter: good morning, coral, ford posted a 54% rise in profit in the final three months of 2012 so that tops expectations. you look at sales especially in north america they jumped but europe continues to be a big problem for the company, in fact fo
CNN
Jan 4, 2013 6:00am PST
jackson as he steps on the foot of a waitress who's apparently serving the new york city mayor michael bloomberg right on the sideline, so jackson was out tripping over a waitress. had to leave the game. >> i don't want to use the word conspiracy, but how obscure is it to have the mayor, the waitress somewhere where steven jackson could strip -- trip, did i just say that word, trip over her? nobody laughed. nobody laughs. >> it makes for a good tip, though. nice job. >> thank you very much. >>> and we want to let you know you can get all the major sports stories on bleacherreport.com including a preview of the cotton bowl featuring heisman wine are johnny manziel, texas a&m versus oklahoma. it should be a good one. >> watch your step around here. don't trip. i'm victor blackwell, thank you for joining us today. "cnn newsroom" will continue with ashleigh banfield after this. >> reporter: roughly 12 million americans are without work. nearly 5 million for a half year or more. so, career counselors across the country are starting 2013 with a clear message -- keep hanging on. >> it's a lot
CNN
Jan 15, 2013 11:00am PST
about dell? shares of the computermaker jumped 15% in the last two days after a bloomberg report said that it is in buyout talks with a couple of private equity firms. the company founded in ceo michael dell's dorm room in texas in the '80s has been struggling lately as pc sales drop off. going private would allow dell to concentrate on new opportunities like mobile computing and other areas without seeking approval from shareholders. dell isn't commenting on the rumors. >>> america's economy could be poised for a comeback in 2013. i want to admit to being biased, not partisan, but biased against the stupidity of politicians who are willing to put your economy at risk. i am worried that these battles over the debt ceiling, these ridiculous sequester cuts that are coming up next, and the refusal to agree to a budget could derail an economic renaissance here in the united states. but investors don't seem all that worried at least for now. while some of you asked me whether you should wait until the debt and budget stuff is worked out to get back into the stock market, investors have put
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